Over 6,000 flights canceled so far this week

Over 6,000 flights canceled so far this week

CNN — So far this week, more than 6,000 flights have been canceled within, to or from the United States as freezing weather has affected large swaths of the country. As of Thursday afternoon, nearly 6,300 flight cancellations had been recorded on flight tracking site FlightAware since Monday, including more than 750 cancellations on Thursday. … Read more

Video that could undermine Alex Murdaugh’s claim he was not at the scene of the murders is set to be released in court today, source says

Video that could undermine Alex Murdaugh’s claim he was not at the scene of the murders is set to be released in court today, source says

CNN — Two witnesses in the Alex Murdaugh murder trial told court Wednesday they were “100%” certain Murdaugh’s voice is in the footage, prosecutors say, undermining the former lawyer’s claim in South Carolina disgrace that he was not at the scene of the murders when his wife Maggie and 22-year-old son Paul were shot and … Read more

As the ice storm continues in the south, parts of the northeast are bracing for brutal wind chills that haven’t been felt in decades

As the ice storm continues in the south, parts of the northeast are bracing for brutal wind chills that haven’t been felt in decades

CNN — As hundreds of thousands of people remain without power in Texas on Thursday amid freezing temperatures and icy roads, the northeast braces for a blast of freezing air that forecasters say could be the coldest felt since decades. Texas bore the brunt of a dangerous ice storm that dumped multiple rounds of sleet … Read more

Winter ice storm: Deadly weather crippling much of the south leaves more than 300,000 Texans without power in the freezing cold

Winter ice storm: Deadly weather crippling much of the south leaves more than 300,000 Texans without power in the freezing cold

CNN — Dangerous road conditions are now linked to three deaths in Texas as a wave of ice and sleet continues to pound parts of the southern and central United States overnight. A 49-year-old woman was killed this week when she lost control of her truck on an icy road north of Eldorado, the Texas … Read more

FBI finds no classified documents in Biden’s Delaware vacation home

FBI finds no classified documents in Biden’s Delaware vacation home

CNN — The FBI conducted a search of President Joe Biden’s home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, on Wednesday and found no documents bearing classified marks, according to Biden’s personal attorney. Bob Bauer, Biden’s attorney, said the FBI took handwritten notes and some documents with them for further examination. The search lasted three and a half … Read more

The Dallas Zoo’s missing tamarin monkeys have been found in the closet of an abandoned house. Here’s what we know

The Dallas Zoo’s missing tamarin monkeys have been found in the closet of an abandoned house.  Here’s what we know

CNN — After a tip leads authorities to two emperor tamarin monkeys believed to have been abducted from the Dallas Zoo, questions linger about their brief disappearance and an unidentified man authorities want to speak with. The monkeys went missing on Monday and were found a day later in a closet in an abandoned house … Read more

Report: Man accused of kidnapping and torturing Oregon woman dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound following clash with police

Report: Man accused of kidnapping and torturing Oregon woman dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound following clash with police

CNN — A week after authorities discovered a woman bound and beaten in a southwestern Oregon home, the kidnapping suspect died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, reports a CNN affiliate . Benjamin Obadiah Foster, 36, died in a hospital after an hour-long standoff with law enforcement Tuesday night in Grants Pass, Oregon, CNN affiliate KTVL … Read more

Minnesota Governor signs bill codifying ‘fundamental right’ to abortion into law

Minnesota Governor signs bill codifying ‘fundamental right’ to abortion into law

CNN — Minnesota Democratic Governor Tim Walz signed a bill on Tuesday that enshrines the “fundamental right” to access abortion in the state. Abortion is already legal in Minnesota, but following the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade, the Protect Reproductive Options Act goes even further by emphasizing that each person has the … Read more

Report: Standoff between Oregon authorities and ‘extremely dangerous’ kidnapping suspect ‘resolved’, police say

Report: Standoff between Oregon authorities and ‘extremely dangerous’ kidnapping suspect ‘resolved’, police say

CNN — A standoff Tuesday between Oregon authorities and an “extremely dangerous” kidnapping suspect they had been searching for for a week has been resolved, a CNN affiliate reported. The suspect, Benjamin Obadiah Foster, was under a house in the town of Grants Pass where a SWAT team was trying to get him to Tuesday … Read more

California floated cutting off major southwestern cities from Colorado River water before hitting its agricultural supply, sources say

California floated cutting off major southwestern cities from Colorado River water before hitting its agricultural supply, sources say

CNN — During a closed-door negotiation last week over the fate of the Colorado River, representatives from California’s powerful water districts offered to model what the basin’s future would look like if some of the largest cities in the West – including Phoenix and Las Vegas – were cut off from the river’s water supply, … Read more